Credit Line Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Purchase with funds provided by John and Nancy Poynor, AFI.27.2015, image Courtesy Studio K.O.S., Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong
Inscription Inscribed in black ink, verso, lower center: A Letter From a / Birmingham / City / Jail / (after Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)
Printed Christie's label, verso, hanging from left D-ring: Lot 45 (10420) 26 Mar 2015 / Tim Rollins and K.O.S. (B. 1955) A Letter from a / Birmingham City Jail (after Rev. Dr. Martin Luth...
Printed gallery label, verso, adhered to left side of horizontal back stretcher: [in three columns] [left column] Lehmann Maupin / 540 West 26th Street / New York NY 10001 / Telephone 212 255 2924 / Fax 212 255 2924 [in middle column] 201 Chrystie Street / New York NY 10002 / Telephone 212 254 0054 / Fax 212 254 0055 [in right colum] lehmannmaupin.com / Tim Rollins + K.O.S. / Letter from Birmingham Jail #2 (after the Rev. / Dr. M. L. King, Jr.), 2008 / matte acrylic and bookpages on canvas / 70 x 90 inches / 177.8 x 228.6 cm / LM11046
Printed label, verso, adhered to right side of horizontal stretcher: SALE No. 10420 08 Jan 2015 / AT CSK / PHOTO INSTRUCTIONS: / WITH FRAME / FC/ INSERT DETAIL TRAN. QTY
Provenance Christie's London, March 26, 2015, Sale 10420, lot 45; purchased by the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art